Originally proposed as a 250,000-square-foot center with two major department stores, the plans grew to 370,000-square-feet with five anchors and 180 shops.
With it’s first catalog issued in 1872, Montgomery Ward would remain a leader in the catalog industry for the next 113 years.
In the late 1990’s, Camelot Music decided to open a new mall prototype. They wanted a store that looked and felt different from the typical cookie-cutter mall music stores.
The modern mall was invented at Southdale. Designed to be a gathering place, Southdale Center brought the community together under one roof.
In the mid 1980’s the Record World at Roosevelt Field Mall was restructured after moving to a larger space.
10 retro advertisements from a 1987 issue of Euclid Square News.
“Woodland Hills Mall is going to be around forever.” Caitlin Boewe (Tulsa World, 21 August 2016)
You are about to go on the shopping spree of your life.
The Westchester was created with a classical architectural style. A rich palette of materials were used with details that were simple yet elegant.
In 1998 Washington Square was “one of the most productive malls on the West Coast”.